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CNN
Sep 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
on the trail again today. he's heading to the battleground state, virginia. president obama turned it blue in 2008. according to a poll, "the new york times" and cbs news, it shows the president with a slight edge over romney. he's up 49% to 45% over his republican rival. paul steinhauser is in virginia beach, virginia for us. paul, good morning to you. so, a tight race in virginia means residents can see a lot of the candidates in the next few months, right? >> reporter: yeah, they have seen a lot of the candidates. they are going to see a lot more of them. remember president obama when he first had his first rallies in may, the second was here in virginia. no question how important that state is. he was here tuesday before the convention. romney was in norfolk, virginia. he's back today. overall, romney made seven trips here, the president eight trips. they both spent a lot of money. the obama campaign and related groups, the super packs spent almost $12 million on ads. it's a lot of money. what about romney? just under $12 million. they are flooding the air waves here. i tell you, randi
CNN
Sep 8, 2012 8:00am EDT
. >>> well, now to politics and the fight for votes in swing states. mitt romney is heading to virginia where a recent poll conducted by quinnipiac university, "new york times" and cbs news shows the president with a slight edge over romney. he's up 49% to 45% over his republican rival in that battleground state. that's where we find cnn political editor paul steinhauser. paul, good morning. both campaigns working hard to get the boat out, of course, in virginia. a battleground on air, on the ground. how much are we talking about when it comes to this ad spending? >> we are talking about a lot of money, victor. this is a very important battleground state. remember, barack obama won the state four years ago. he was the first democrat victory since 1964 to win. as for ad spending, take a look at this. almost $12 million spent by president obama's election campaign and super pacs backing him. romney, just under 12 as well. independent super pacs backing him. the ad wars focused in the virginia beach, norfolk, tidewater area, virginia, noern virginia outside of d.c. those are the big markets in v
MSNBC
Sep 13, 2012 7:00pm PDT
today in virginia, he clearly backed off the rhetoric from yesterday. >> our own joe scarborough, former republican congressman himself wrote this in politico, mitt romney is in trouble not because of a boring convention or a bloodless speech or a grossly inappropriate press conference, but rather because the man refuses to stick his neck out and take a stand on the critical issues of our time. mitt romney is likely to lose and should given that he's neither a true conservative nor a courageous moderate. it's just an ambitious man. krystal ball, i have to say, i think joe captured it there. >> he nailed it. you can't think of a single moment, not just in this presidential campaign but in mitt romney's entire political career where he did not seek the most politically advantageous position, regardless of where he had been in the past, regardless of what he had said or written, regardless of the consequences or how irresponsible taking that position might be. he has always sought out what the poll tested best place for him to be is politically. and at some point -- and i think we are actua
MSNBC
Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in virginia. let's listen to him. >> as we watch the world today, sometimes it seems that we're at the mercy of events instead of shaping events and a strong america is to shape events and a strong america, by the way, depends on a strong military. this president has done something i find very hard to understand. ever since fdr, we've had the capacity to be engaged in two conflicts at once and he's saying, no, we're going to cut that back to only one conflict. >> joe klein, thank you. because you have a big picture look of this. what is mitt romney talking about that is relevant to aur our ability to deal with the group of militants in a place like benghazi that go against the embassy or going against the embassy and ambassadors of the embassy itself in care iro, be egypt. >> once again, the guy doesn't know what he's talking about or he's 25 years out of date. it was a product of the cold war when we had to have the ability to fight the russians on the plains of europe at the same time. that cost an awful lot of money. but we're facing a very different sort of threat now, a meta more fis th
CNN
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
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CNN
Sep 27, 2012 9:00pm PDT
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CNN
Sep 21, 2012 8:00pm PDT
" investigation is next. >>> and a role reversal in virginia. the two senate candidates are sounding like they're from the opposing party. we're going to ask one of them, tim kaine, about it next. those surprising little things she does still make you take notice. there are a million reasons why. but your erectile dysfunction that could be a question of blood flow. cialis for daily use helps u be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. if you have any sudden
CNN
Sep 21, 2012 11:00pm PDT
is next. >>> and a role reversal in virginia. the two senate candidates are sounding like they're from the opposing party. we're going to ask one of them, tim kaine, about it next. longe full-size pickups on the road. so, what do you think? [ engine revs ] i'll take it. [ male announcer ] it's chevy truck month. now during chevy truck month, get 0% apr financing for 60 months or trade up to get the 2012 chevy silverado all-star edition with a total value of $8,000. hurry in before they're all gone! i'm an expert on softball. and tea parties. i'll have more awkward conversations than i'm equipped for because i'm raising two girls on my own. i'll worry about the economy more than a few times before they're grown. but it's for them, so i've found a way. who matters most to you says the most about you. massmutual is owned by our policyholders so they matter most to us. massmutual. we'll help you get there. >>> breaking news now. a pro democracy protesters in benghazi, libya, have just stormed and taken over the headquarters of a radical islamist group tied to the attack on the american con
CNN
Sep 21, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, and a role reversal in virginia. the two senate candidates are sounding like they're from the opposing party. we're going to ask one of them, tim kaine, about it next. you'll inevitably find yourself on a desolate highway in your jeep grand cherokee. and when you do, you'll be grateful for the adaptive cruise control that automatically adjusts your speed when approaching slower traffic. and for the blind-spot monitor... [ beeping ] ...that helps remind you that the highway might not be as desolate... as you thought. ♪ presidethis message. barack obama and i approve... anncr: he keeps saying it... mitt romney: this president cannot tell us that you're... better off today than when he took office. anncr: well... here's where we were in 2008... tv anncr: the worst financial collapse... since the great depression... tv anncr: american workers were laid off in numbers not seen... in over three decades. anncr: and here's where we are today... thirty months of private sector job growth. creating 4.6 million new jobs. we're not there yet. but the real question is: whose plan is better for you? the
MSNBC
Sep 13, 2012 4:00pm PDT
up the level of support to 4% of the gdp and that plays really well in a state like virginia where there is a big military population. i think it goes up against the fact that americans are weary of war at this point. we already experienced a time where we did have two large land wars going on at the same time. he's going up against a different reality in terms of what americans want but has the neo cons that are surrounding him part of the push to war with iraq that americans have since turned against and judged to be a war that was not worth fighting. >> you know, one of the questions is what is going on with romney during the day that this happens. when we had the situation in libya, simultaneously in cairo, and he puts out a statement attacking what he calls the disgraceful behavior of president obama, who is pushing that and saying release the statement, attack, attack, attack. who is doing that? >> i don't know who is doing it but it seems to be his own impulse and it has been consistently in this campaign on matters not only foreign but also domestic. but it really is unseem
ABC
Sep 10, 2012 11:35pm EDT
today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. but it makes millions offest marylanders every year. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney now they're running dishonest ads. why? cause voting for question seven is a vote to build a.. world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislativ.. services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virgiginia. >>> so you say you're the type of person who serves kibble and crystal and has a walk-in closet full of leash accessory, well a snapshot of your pooch won't cut it. luckily
CNN
Sep 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
romney is trying to flip virginia from blue to red. the campaign there slamming president obama over friday's disappointing jobs report. obama won virginia in 2008. the president hit the trail in florida, trying to hold on to another state he won four years ago. we'll have more from florida in a few minutes. >>> a suicide bomber killed six afghan civilians and founded four others in kabul. the taliban is claiming responsibility for the bombing. the u.s. embassy in kabul said insurgents have no respect for life. police believe the suicide bomber was a teenager. >>> a tulane university football player will need spinal surgery of a brutal injury today. devon walker fractured his spine in a collision with a teammate. he's listed in stable condition. he also suffered a collapsed lung and had to be revived on the field. >>> tomorrow morning on cnn, dr. sanjay gupta is looking at football injuries. more than 3,000 former nfl players and their families are suing the league over head injuries and the question is, what did they know and when did they know it? were league officials more aware o
CNN
Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
50, romney 43. in virginia and florida, obama 49, romney 44. they're beginning to get very depressed, the republicans, when they see these numbers. no republican has ever been elected without at least ohio. how worried should they be? >> if you ask any republican now if the election today was held, most republicans would say unfortunately it looks like president obama is leading. ohio and florida are in a close election, which is going to be must win for mitt romney. there are varying polls on virginia. virginia is looking strong for president obama but it's all over the map. president obama certainly has more paths to victory than mitt romney. he has to win florida and ohio and pick up nevada, colorado, iowa, new hampshire, wisconsin's in play. polls a snapshot of where we are now. you're right, it was before all of this tumult in the middle east began again. to the extent they represent a trend line tells us something. ohio is the only one of the three you mentioned that i think republicans are beginning to think is light blue and may be gone. >> maria, the advantage that the repub
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
warner, the senator from virginia who had been governor. he was traveling around the state on labor day when they have traditional rallies in the state. four years ago, he said to me on the floor tonight, four years ago there were barack obama signs everywhere and the people who put up the signs, the roadside signs, the lawn signs paid for the signs themselves. this time around there were no signs to be seen in any of those rural, middle, and southern virginia places. so the purpose of tonight from castro and from the first lady was to speak to those people and plead with those people. i thought towards the end of the speech michelle obama was saying, look, you know what the vision is. i'm reminding you of what the vision of barack obama and the democratic party is but we need you to get out there and work. we need you to be enthusiastic. and that's the important thing for the latino vote, the women's vote, and interestingly enough in virginia, the veterans' vote because they think they have a got chance there. if barack obama cannot ignite those people in northern virginia, he's going
FOX News
Sep 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and gave up looking for work . governor romney campaigning in the swing state of virginia saying that's not what hard-working americans deserve. he placed the blame on president obama for lack of leadership. >> this president has not fulfilled his promises and went to the democratic convention and had a lot of wonderful things to say but he didn't say what he would do to help people out of unemployment or poor back to the middle class. he doesn't have a plan or any idea and we have to make sure he doesn't have any more day white house ever january. -- after january. >> president obama in florida making a stop in tampa and orlando and president firing back at republican criticism that america has fallen into deline and accusing governor mitt romney of same talking pointos jobs. >> ed henry is traveling with the president in florida and we'll go to carl cameron where mr. obama-- is located. >> what he is doing. he is taking the pledge of allegiance and find ways in which to criticize president obama and that is a reference with the removal of god and restoration of it after controversy
CNN
Sep 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
months to go. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> today, mitt romney vacations in virginia. >> i have a plan to get america working again, and i know it is going to work. for me it is not something i studied in school, but something i did for 25 years. >> barack obama pushes through florida. >> this is a choice between two fundamentally different paths for america and two fundamentally different visions for the future. >> the consequences of the few with governor of california jerry brown. and also we will speak to newt gingrich, and also revving up the economy, we have carlos gutierrez and carmax founder austin ligon. with e will be joined with peter baker of "the new york times" and a.b. stoddard of "the hill." this is "state of the union." jerry brown stayed home from the convention grappling with his sta state's debt. this fall the governor wants voters to approve a tax hike for the wealthy and increase in the sales tax. the outcome could have implications for spending mettles in washington and state capitals across the country. joining me is governor of california jerry brow
CNN
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in virginia, on saturday. campaigning with pat robertson suggesting that president obama was somehow planning to take god off the currency. in fairness. mitt romney opened up with three sentences about the jobless numbers and then got on the talk about job. then talked about president obama apolicy spends his time on a talking about the economy. when they asked what he was actually saying. the campaign manager certainly repeated the talking point. he said the subject has been the economy, is the economy and will be the economy. mitt romney doesn't want to change the subject. he wants to change the economy and that's what he's going to do as president. to be fair, fair enough. that's the message that they want us to get. but that's not all coming from the candidate on the campaign trail. here's governor romney today in ohio. >> when and if i become president of the united states. >> i will not take god out of my heart. i will not take god out of the public square and not out of the platform out of platform. /*. >> his campaign took the scener right through the pentagon and bible belt and nasca
CNN
Sep 19, 2012 4:00pm PDT
see virginia on there. okay. connecticut. but now, a number of those states are toss ups with democrats leading in several crucial ones including virginia, missouri and also, massachusetts. so, how much of this has to do with mitt romney? "outfront" tonight, dana bash and when races are this tight, it seems like everything must have an effect. whether it be romney's recent 47% remarks on people paying taxes or anything else, right? >> that's certainly the fear among republicans running a lot of these races. that is why with regard to this last controversy over mitt romney's 47% mark, the people who really could have potentially been hurt the most moved very, very fast to distance themselves from mitt romney. the senator from massachusetts. scott brown, who is behind before this. linda mcmahon, the candidate from connecticut and dean heller, the republican senator from nevada. i spoke with him for a fairly long time in the hall of the senate today and he was talking about why he totally disagrees with mitt romney and put it in interesting terms. i want to put up part of hi
FOX News
Sep 23, 2012 4:00pm PDT
is diving into a flurry of battle ground, 9 in colorado and three day stop in ohio and then on to virginia. carried by president obama four years ago. the candidates forging ahead even though the republicans say the campaign needs a turn around. and it it does not need a turn ard. and the g.o.p. chairman over the leaked video last week, he sees a silver lining. >> i think we can look back at last week as a campaign in a couple months and say this was the defining week in both campaigns, where i think both campaigns are crystallizing around a central theme, which is going to be what kind of future do we want for our kids and grandkids. >> and meantime, president obama is planning his own trip to ohio later on in the week after visiting the u.n. tomorrow and tuesday. and these campaign stops and swing states come just ten days ahead of the first presidential debate, and today, the president's team playing the expectations game, giving romney the edge in those debates. >> and mitt romney, i think, has an advantage because he's been through 20 of these debates in the primaries over the last ye
MSNBC
Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
candidate mark meadows says, "i'm not romney." lynchberg, virginia, "video fallout proves taxing for romney." detroit, michigan, "romney's 47% remark: will it sink his campaign?" andrew kaszynski at buzz feed has been doing thiz rouese rounf swing state newspaper's front-page headlines. so it's a great way to get a snapshot of how things covered in the national press are actually translating on the ground, where the voters who will decide this election will actually be reading about it in their local paper. and the romney campaign's media problem becoming a national problem, a coast to coast nationwide problem is evident now not just in newspaper lines like you just saw across the country, but also in the polling. every day now, we're getting new waves of polling data from the nine or so states that make up the swing state map for the election. these are the latest numbers as of today. in new hampshire, mr. romney currently holding a three-point lead. that is a rasmussen poll. in virginia, it's president obama up by seven. in florida, it's president obama up by five. in colorado, it's presi
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, florida and virginia. as we pull out, we can show you the map tonight. and in all of those three key battlegrounds, president obama is now, in fact, pulling ahead. this is key. so we want to turn to our senior political correspondent jon karl to tell us more about what's happening tonight. jon, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, david. it looks like president obama got a real boost out of his convention. and now, mitt romney is scrambling to catch up. for the romneys this morning, it was all laughs, as they taped an interview to air on tuesday's "live with kelly and michael." >> and what does mitt wear to bed? >> really? really? >> i didn't write the question, man. i promise. i didn't write the question. >> yes, he did. >> i hear the best answer is "as little as possible." >> reporter: but when it comes to the campaign, it looks bad for romney. worse than at any time since he clinched the republican nomination in may. first, those new polls in ohio, virginia and florida. they're the three biggest battleground states and romney is tanking in all of them. and the big picture is e
NBC
Sep 19, 2012 6:30pm EDT
? this is big news. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. . >>> look at this video out of australia, going on for 40 minutes, most of us, of course will go our whole lifetime and not see this any time. this is a fire tornado, happening when the surface winds twist, combining with the wildfires and form an extreme heat updraft that just makes the column of flame go up into the sky. >>> and space shuttle endeavor, riding piggy back on the boeing 747, that left florida today. after low fly-overs past the nasa centers today, they landed near houston. the plan is they will leave tomorrow for the final journey to california. >>> and big news from mars, this will look just like a rock
ABC
Sep 20, 2012 6:30pm EDT
: their dishonest ads are everywhere. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... totop question seven. they d don't want compmpetiti. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have e maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remembmber... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino...
CNN
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
seat on election day. >> virginia and in wisconsin both the democrats. >> well, a few days ago the republicans was up. let's see what happens election day. you know, the governor has said a couple of times the election is about republicans who won't let things happen. you know, this election really should be about what happened the first two years of the obama administration, when democrats should have been able to do anything they wanted to do, and now is when that should pay off. we shouldn't be worried about what happened last month and how that impacts the economy because, frankly, we've had no budget, no appropriations bills. the majority in the senate, i think, will change because people are tired of a senate that won't do the things that need to be done. >> let me ask you about the state of the race in missouri. this is where you had congressman akin who made a very controversial remark, which you condemn, which others condemn. you, in fact, said at the time we do not believe it serves the we do not believe it sefshz the national interest for congressman todd akin to sta
CNN
Sep 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
focusing in on virginia. cnn's national political correspondent, jim acosta is standing by. but let's go to our chief white house correspondent, jessica l yellin, first. jessica, how did the democrats feel after their convention this week? >> reporter: hi, wolf. well, the democrats have clearly received the news of the jobs numbers as unwelcome news. it put a damper on the convention, and seeing it as a sign that the president has been unable to turn around a persistently weak economy. and they know that won't go over well. but still, they are cheered by the outcome of the convention. not only by mrs. obama's speech and president clinton's speeches, which we've focused on, but also on the last night of the convention, which they seem really as a testament to the president's leadership, with the goal being making the president, the man, and the office so synonymous, that voters would not be able to mention anyone else in the oval office. clearly, they're hopeful that since the weak economy has persisted and the race has remained tied, that the voters' view of the president as a leader w
CNN
Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
if you're looking at states like virginia and north carolina. there are downscale white voters, critical to the republican coalition in places like west virginia, in places like southern ohio. you go across the appalachian trail and down the ohio river, a lot of these voters could be republicans. i will make a personal note here. a lot of americans of all incomes have struggled the last few years and the risk for governor romney is that it's insulting to them. as a kid, my family was on food stamps for a few years when my dad got sick. we didn't feel entitled and we weren't victims and my father was pretty embarrassed about the whole thing. in the end my mother was grateful she was able to feed her kids. >> alice? >> well, i think john makes a very good point. but it's important to look at that speech he gave at that event in its full context, that he's talking about making sure that they're informed about the contrast between romney and obama, and what governor romney wants to do, he supports the middle class, whereas we heard from the president who supports redistribution of wealth. lo
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